Posts by tag: armed forces of the philippines

6 years ago

Army presence halted Lumad school classes

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Army presence halted Lumad school classes

A children’s advocacy group said classes were disrupted as school children were “too afraid to go to school” after military troops “encamped” in their classrooms in a farflung village in Compostela, Compostela Valley province.

6 years ago

Bayan spokesperson bares threat

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Bayan spokesperson bares threat

The spokesperson of the militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) took to the media to make public the threats she has been receiving from a man claiming to be a “government national security consultant” of an organization working for the government.

6 years ago

Fathers of NPA captives seek help of Third Party Facilitator, Duterte for the release of their sons

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

Bishop Modesto Villasanta, spokesperson for the Sowing the Seeds of Peace, said they are always ready to facilitate such request.  His group already facilitated a number of releases of NPA captives in the different far-flung areas in the region.  They acted upon the request of the families, local government units and church denominations, among others.

6 years ago

NPA’s Parago declares 5 Army men as Prisoners of war

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By DAVAO TODAY

Davao Today

The NPA said their “active counter-intelligence and subsequent operations” were meant to punish AFP units, especially the Civil Military Operations Battalion headed by Maj. Jake Obligado, for continuing to “encroach, settle and conduct psychological warfare and intelligence operations” in the villages of Paquibato District.

7 years ago

NPA claims raid, ambush in Southern Philippines

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NPA claims raid, ambush in Southern Philippines

By DAVAO TODAY

Sanchez said the raid in Tagum City as well as the ambush of government troops in both Tagum and Mawab town “is in line with the call of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines to intensify tactical offensives in order to seize more weapons and create more units of the People’s Army.”